RSophie’s Diary: Remaining in EU would have done us more good than not

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I made the decision last week not to write about the EU referendum because I didn’t want to kick up a fuss.

My opinion isn’t one which is going to make a difference in the political world and so I decided that there was little need to express my feelings.

I thought it was inevitable that Boris would run for PM and Farage would stick around to bask in his glory

However, in the past two weeks, we have seen the most exciting time in British politics and so for me not to address this would be foolish.

So here are my – slightly tamed– opinions on the events of the past fortnight.

With regards to the resignation of Boris and Nigel – I am truly, truly shocked.

After fronting a campaign which proved to be successful, I thought it was inevitable that Boris would run for PM and Farage would stick around to bask in his glory.

But resigning? Of course the British public have reacted badly. “Every cloud” though: at least with Theresa May in charge, I think we can be assured this mess can somewhat be cleared up.

I wish Jeremy was as willing to resign as others. As much as I was excited about the prospect of Corbyn being in charge, I’m not so sure now.

His reluctance to pass on his leadership is worrying.

Did the Labour party make a huge mistake? I’m starting to think perhaps they did.

I have to admit, Nicola Sturgeon has impressed me and, it appears, the rest of Britain. My personal opinion of her doesn’t matter; she has been a first-class politician in the past few weeks.

Comparing her to others in the same profession south of the border, I am glad we have her, and those like her, in charge during these uncertain times.

Do I think Scotland will have another referendum? Yes. Do I think that’s the right decision? I’m not sure.

However, I think remaining part of the EU would have done us more good than not and I am proud that the majority of people in my country, Scotland, also thought so.